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February 18, 2014 > Fremont City Council

Fremont City Council

February 11, 2014

Work Session:
Presentation and discussion of Downtown Civic Center Master Plan alternatives. Consider development of ÒcriticalÓ 5.7 acre site for public spaces including constraints and opportunities including a City Hall building that will give a strong presence and become a catalyst for other development. City services and parking ÒschemesÓ were presented.

?Incorporate tiered compensation structure for commercial recycling material. Appropriate $205,963 for processing fees applicable to recycling material delivered to transfer station between June 13, 2013 and December 31, 2013.
?Appropriate $100,000 from New Haven Unified School District funds for KidsÕ Zone Project (Race to the Top funds).
?Increase term limits for Youth Advisory Commission to three, two-year terms with a limit of three full terms.

?Honor Lunar New Year with song by Mandarin Immersion Class from Azevada Elementary School
?Honor Sergeant First Class Jason Manella (Fremont) for his accomplishment as top soldier in the U.S. Army Best Warrior Competition, so-called ÒSuper Bowl of Army Competitions.Ó Sgt. Manella is a survivor of a traumatic brain injury suffered in Afghanistan.
?Honoring ÒCover Your K-9Ó Program that supplies protective gear, emergency kits, seminar on K-9 emergency medicine and other equipment necessary for K-9s of Fremont Police Department including those who have retired.

Scheduled Items:
?Approve text amendments to update permitting procedures and requirements; adopt Citywide Design Guidelines. This is an implementation measure for the adopted General Plan. This includes a new design review process and rework of appeal procedures.
?Approve an urgency ordinance of a temporary ban of new e-cigarette Ð or similar devices - retail stores, vapor bars, lounges until March 18. At that time the ban may be extended for up to an additional two years.

Mayor Bill Harrison Aye
Vice Mayor Vinnie Bacon Aye
Anu Natarajan Aye
Suzanne Lee Chan Aye
Raj Salwan Aye

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